Fundamentals of Patient Safety
THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available.
Member price: $120.00 Non-member price: 160.00
Fundamentals of Patient Safety is an interactive, online CME course covering patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia-specific scenarios and examples. Case studies, quizzes and exercises within the course provide ample opportunity to apply patient safety concepts to the practice of anesthesiology. This course can be utilized to fulfill a component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s MOCA® requirements.
EACH MODULE contains the following components:
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- Module 1: Epidemiology of Safety and Harm This module will look at how and why errors happen, including which type of medical errors are most common, the root causes of errors, and how error reporting and analysis relate to prevention.
- Module 2:The Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety Blame and shame is being replaced by the systems approach. This module examines healthcare systems, the inherent errors, and how a system approach can anticipate and prevent those errors.
- Module 3:Communication problems are the most common root cause of serious medical errors. This module looks at the role of communication in patient safety and barriers to and strategies for improved communication.
- Module 4:Safety Culture This module will introduce the concept of a safety culture, its characteristics, and how such a culture can be established.
Faculty & Credentials:
Core Competencies:Patient care or patient-centered care
CME Credit:10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Required Hardware / Software:
Adobe Flash and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years.
NOTE: This program is NOT supported on iPad and iPhone.